The open version of the Eclypse will be unveiled by Mitsubishi at the upcoming 2006 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January.
The Concept CT is a B-segment concept vehicle designed for modern cities. It features a hybrid powertrain with in-wheel motors.
At the 30th Bologna Motor Show Fiat unveiled an off-road concept named "Oltre Fiat" ("Beyond Fiat"). Derived from the military vehicle Iveco LMV (Light Multirole Vehicle), this car looks like a direct competitor to the GM Hummer.
Fiat finally enters the SUV healthy market with the Sedici, a vehicle developed in conjunction with Suzuki and designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro.
At the next Detroit Show Hyundai will present the HCD-9, the 9th concept designed by Hyundai California Studio. Its official name should be "Talus".
Despite its compact look, the MRK (Mitsubishi Roadster Konzept) is a sporty hybrid powered with in-wheel electric motors combined with a rear-mounted engine, for a total amount of 360 HP.
During the 2nd edition of "L'auto che verrà" ("The car of the future") event, hosted at the next Italian Motor Show, nine major Italian designers will display some concepts created during the last years.
Pininfarina Design Director Ken Okuyama will speak at Los Angeles Auto Show Designers' Conference, providing a first-hand look into reinterpreting an automotive icon - the Maserati Birdcage.
At the Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok Ford staged the world premiere of the 4-Trac, a concept pick-up truck that brings ideas exploring design, functionality and sporty uses for Ford's trucks of the future.
This orginal concept is aimed at enabling its passengers to enjoy a culinary adventure. It is equipped with a GPS guidance software and the interior features refrigeration, espresso machine, microwave, wine rack, foldout tables and other "kitchen...
It is a search and rescue vehicle capable of working under extreme environment conditions. Among the technical features, the hybrid propulsion, a lightweight exoskeleton and a fuel cell generator.
A series of vignettes created by the designers of Honda Research of America, representing poster of imaginary movies reflecting Los Angeles' cultures, lifestyles and images.
As the name suggests, the Hyundai Gator is a clean energy dragster inspired by the top fuel racers of the 60's. The vehicle layout is based on a center spine chassis with integral fuel cells.
The Kia Sidewinder is a concept developed for drifting competitions. It is powered by a hydrogen turbine coupled with electrical motors.
DaimlerChrysler released the first sketch of its 2006 Dodge Challenger Concept, which will resurrect an American muscle car icon for the Dodge brand.
Luca di Montezemolo and Sergio Pininfarina announced the winners of the Car Design Competition 'Ferrari: New Concepts for the Myth'.
Audi officially announced that it will producethe R8, a supercar based on the Quattro Le Mans Concept presented in 2003. The market launch is scheduled for the second quarter of 2007.
The 13th annual AutoWeek Design Forum will explore explores the importance of design in the auto and the consumer product worlds as a primary differentiating factor between products and a driving force in consumers' purchase decisions.
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